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Economic Growth Isn't the Cause of Inflation

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2018

A fall in prices is the manifestation of real wealth expansion. General price inflation, on the other hand, results from monetary pumping. 

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In Hiking Interest Rates, Jerome Powell is Living Dangerously

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets

Blog06/14/2018

The Fed is already living dangerously with its recent hike, and further rises will all but guarantee a credit crisis. 

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The Fed As an Instrument for Disaster

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog05/03/2018

So, today, we stand near — how near we don’t yet know — the edge of a dangerous financial precipice.

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Money Pumping Works — Until It Doesn't

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2018

Neither the Fed nor the government can grow the economy. They can only redistribute real wealth.

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Inflation Has Been Contained — But Not Because of a Liquidity Trap

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog02/28/2018

When the Fed began paying interest on bank reserves, it kept a lid on inflation. But now there's no easy way out.

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Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate about Taxing Cash

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog01/23/2018
If Marvin Goodfriend’s dangerous views on monetary policy didn’t disqualify him from the Fed, certainly his dishonest testimony today should.

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The Fed's Fantasy on Neutral Interest Rates

The FedCapital and Interest Theory

Blog12/11/2017
The Fed is trying to establish a level of interest rate that corresponds to the conditions of the free market. Unfortunately, this is impossible.

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Is Marvin Goodfriend the Worst Fed Nominee of All Time?

The Fed

Blog12/01/2017
Goodfriend’s views on negative interest rates, and his desire to eliminate the ability of Americans to protect themselves from them, make him dangerous.

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The Fed's Bubblenomics

The Fed

Blog11/15/2017
The Federal Reserve cannot achieve its goals. If it could, the US economy would not have had financial bubbles in the 1990s and early 2000s.

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